Featured Story / April 26, 2015 /
We cant even begin to count how many times bar snacks have saved us from calling it a very early night, and pretzels just so happen to be one of our favorites. The salty snack is the perfect accompaniment to an ice-cold beer and an ideal chaser after taking a sweet shooter. Today marks National Pretzel Day and we would like to pay tribute to the simple snack with a few recipes that take these crunchy little guys to the next level. Side note: all recipes take less than an hour to prepare, so you will still have some time left to enjoy Sunday Funday! read more
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We’ve seen beer and wine flavored ice cream but now Ben & Jerry’s and New Belgium Brewing Co. are making our dreams come true with ice cream flavored beer. The duo plans to release their Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale in the fall. While it may sound extreme, the brewing industry is no stranger to adding chocolate flavors to beer. Dogfish Head Theobroma and Samuel Adams Chocolate Bock are two examples of beers that weren’t afraid to sweeten the mix.
We’re not the type of people who need a reason to drink. If we’re breathing that’s reason enough. But for those who need more, here you go:
1. Mila Kunis: She’s being accused of stealing a chicken from a child 25 years ago in the Ukraine. Totally logical. Spend the weekend calling ex-childhood friends and demanding money for all of the times they teased you in the sandbox. read more
Close your eyes and imagine a world where going to a bar means having to interface with several cocktail-making robots. Now open your eyes. Believe it or not, this is somewhat of a reality, but even though today’s world is filled with emerging technology, we’re pretty far off from replacing bartenders all together. So to all of you Mixologists out there, don’t fret—robot bartenders may start popping up in establishments all over the map, but they won’t make your job obsolete. read more
Bourbon is great. It has a warm smell, it tastes like fire, and it instantly gave you chest hair after your first sip. So why restrict it to living life in a glass? read more
Sipping a hard apple cider on a beautiful, sunny spring day is one of our favorite activities, however for some, the bubbly beverage is often found to be too sweet. Whether you drink cider out of preference or have a gluten allergy, there is much more out there than the well-known brands on the sweeter side. If you prefer a sharper bite to your cider, look out for a dry, hops-infused cider. The hops gives the cider a sharper, bitterer twist creating a closer experience to the traditional beer. read more
Do you ever find yourself getting bored with your go-to booze? When you’ve grown tired of that mundane drink order, we’ll be here to walk you through what’s new and noteworthy this week: read more
Today marks the anniversary of the modern environmental movement which began in 1970, and it only seems right to pay tribute to the hippies who made it all happen! To celebrate Earth Day 2015, we have pulled a few cocktail recipes out of the ground that incorporate some of the best ingredients mother nature has to offer. So take a stroll through the park on your way home, smell the roses, and release the hippie within. Give a shout out to the planet, and perhaps recycle the few bottles you may empty while making these delightful cocktails. read more
A while back we came across one spa that serves up rejuvenating beer baths paired with self serve taps throughout the spa, and just a few months ago heard about a beer hair rinse that is so beneficial even the celebrities are taking part in the ritual. Now it has recently come to our attention that several other spas around the good ole USA offer unique specialty beer treatments to their visitors looking to find boozy serenity. read more
As mixologists and cocktail enthusiasts try to come up with ever more creative ways to blend booze, some wacky trends are started. Perfume inspired cocktails first became a centerpiece at the Ritz-Carlton in Berlin. Their perfume cocktail tasting is called Fragrance and has a lineup of drinks based on “exclusive fragrances and personal memories.” read more